Author Archive: Matt Wilson
Matt Wilson is co-founder of Under30Media. After using social media to land Under30CEO on MSNBC and BusinessWeek, he began building brands online including venture backed startups like Zaarly. Wilson’s passion for entrepreneurship began after leading Bryant University to becoming the world’s #1 entrepreneurs’ organization. He has earned personal accolades as a finalist for Alister and Paine’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year and is South Iceland Adventure’s Global Ambassador to Climate Unchange. His personal mission is to inspire young people to use technology to create opportunity and become leaders.
If Matt is around he will be easy to spot as his long luxurious hair is generally flowing freely in the breeze.
What did you do this week? It probably wasn’t what you would have done if it was your last week on earth. What are you doing next week? Wow. Probably pretty depressing when you put it that way. Most people don’t think about death very often. I certainly don’t. The title of this article actually [...]
Last week Daniel DiPiazza wrote “An Open Letter to Frustrated 20 Somethings” on Under30CEO. It blew up. The article had over 100 comments on the first day. Daniel’s premise: If it was up to him, why would he make a “job” or “work” the center of his life? When someone asks him “what he does”, [...]
So you’re busy running a company or you haven’t read enough Under30CEO to figure out how to break away from your 9 to 5 job…. You wish you had time to for excitement and adventure but bills and responsibility always seem to bring you back to reality. Your brain is caught in a rut, and [...]
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Everyday at Under30CEO we try to help young people get what they really want out of life. For some it’s money, power, and fame, for others it’s time to spend with friends and family, still others embrace the journey and continue to search for what happiness might mean to them… Last week my friend Marcella [...]
The number one asset that you can become obsessed with is your time. Why? No matter how filthy rich you are, you can never buy more of it. Your time one Earth is limited. How much time on average? 78 years for Americans according to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. That’s [...]
My original post was over 2,000 words. How to Surround Yourself With a Network of Amazing People. It outlined all my tips and tricks for knowing everyone under the sun, and more importantly, how to get everyone to know you. It was my own 2.0 version of How to Win Friends and Influence People. A [...]
I’m sick of it. The term “Lifestyle Business”. From Wikipedia: A lifestyle business is a business that is set up and run by its founders primarily with the aim of sustaining a particular level of income and no more; or to provide a foundation from which to enjoy a particular lifestyle. Right, I get it, [...]
I’m Not Finding Myself Bro. to find oneself (verb)- accept and make use of one’s personality, abilities, and situation; grow – develop and reach maturity; undergo maturation. I get this all the time. I’ve been location independent for over 5 months now, and people think I’ve gone mad. They think I’m like Meetup.com Founder Scott Heiferman [...]